Definition of wanna from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈwɒnə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɑːnə//
, NAmE//ˈwɔːnə//
(informal, non-standard)
jump to other results
the written form of the word some people use to mean ‘want to’ or ‘want a’, which is not considered to be correct I wanna go. Wanna drink? (= Do you want…) You should not write this form unless you are copying somebody’s speech. More Like This Contractions in non-standard language ‘nother, ain’t, doncha, dunno, ‘em, gonna, gotcha, gotta, innit, wanna, ya, yerSee worksheet.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wanna